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Harbin Clinic earns national recognition for 'patient-centered care model'

Rome, GA – Harbin Clinic, the largest physician-owned, multi-specialty healthcare group in Georgia, today announced that it has attained the highest level of certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its patient-centered approach to providing comprehensive healthcare. All of Harbin’s primary care practices – including family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics – have been certified, and the Tony E. Warren Cancer Center has earned esteemed recognition as the first Patient-Centered Specialty Practice in Georgia.

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Monday 10/06/2014
Berry College welcomes 14 new professors
Posted: October 06, 2014

ROME, Ga. -- Berry College has hired 14 new professors for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Wednesday 10/01/2014
GDOL will help Kelly Services recruit workers in Rome on Oct. 9
Posted: October 01, 2014

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Rome Career Center will help Kelly Services recruit seasonal workers for Petz Enterprises, a software support company in Rome. The recruitment will be held Thursday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the career center at 462 Riverside Parkway.

Monday 09/29/2014
TRED forms advisory board
Posted: September 29, 2014

Rome, GA – To further engage a diverse group of trail enthusiasts, TRED has formed a 10-person Board of Advisors. Realizing the heightened level of activities and enthusiasm surrounding the development of Rome and Floyd County’s trail system, TRED president Julie Smith sees the benefits of engaging local public, private, and government leaders in the big decisions that are essential to continuing our trail’s popularity.

Jimmy John's to open for lunch Tuesday
Updated: October 02, 2014 - 5:29 pm

Jimmy John’s, the gourmet sandwich shop known for delivering orders, is set to open today at 11 a.m., according to employees. The restaurant is in the corner of Charles Hight Square near the intersection of Turner McCall Boulevard and North Fifth Avenue. It is expected to have both indoor and outdoor seating.

Tuesday 09/23/2014
Big Time Products getting bigger
Posted: September 23, 2014

Rome-based Big Time Products is growing again. The company is getting ready to start work on the addition of 5,000 square feet of office space to its corporate headquarters at 2 Wilbanks Road in Rome.

Rome Applebee’s planning expansion
Posted: September 23, 2014

The Rome-Floyd Building Inspection office is currently reviewing plans for an expansion of the Applebee’s restaurant, 826 Turner McCall Blvd.

Play Turf: Pioneering safer playgrounds
Posted: September 23, 2014

Matthew Avery and Cullen Elam have partnered to resurrect a modern day version of a business that Avery’s grandfather, Pat Avery, helped pioneer more than 50 years ago.

Friday 09/05/2014
River Dog Paddle Company coming to Broad Street
Posted: September 05, 2014

Mike and Connie Sams have brought the sport/hobby of stand up paddle boarding to Rome. The couple moved to Rome from Atlanta two years ago and have indicated on their website, www.riverdogpaddleco.com that they plan to open a shop at 5 broad Street in early November.

Mount Berry Square Mall to continue under Hull Property Group flag
Posted: September 05, 2014

James M. Hull and Barry L. Storey have announced the formation of two new entities, Hull Property Group and BLS Holdings Group, LLC with the goal of allowing each individual the opportunity to pursue specialized interests.

Tuesday 09/02/2014
Youth baseball training center opens in West Rome
Posted: September 02, 2014

Joel Wall is doing his best to renew interest in youth baseball in Rome, Floyd County and all of Northwest Georgia.  Wall has opened Future Athletics at 25 Shorter Industrial Blvd., Suite 200.

Geocaching event filling up local hotel and campgrounds on Oct. 15-19
Posted: September 02, 2014

Andi Beyer and Jim Williamson are expecting one of the largest crowds for an event in Rome this year when they host a Geocaching Mega-Event on Oct. 15-19.

Alford’s to acquire Cartridge World
Posted: September 02, 2014

Larry Alford and his wife, Missy Alford, of Servicemaster by Twins, have come to an agreement with Eric Labbe for the purchase of the franchise for Cartridge World of Rome at 315 Riverside Parkway.

Thursday 08/07/2014
O’Charley’s, ALDI to open soon; Ichiban already open
Posted: August 07, 2014

The month of August is going to be a big one for new businesses.

Thursday 07/24/2014
GHC Human Resources Seminar to focus on changing employment landscape
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 9:29 am

The Georgia Highlands College Office of Continuing Education will be hosting the 8th Annual Managing Human Resources Seminar on Aug. 6 from 8:30am-2:30pm. The seminar will focus on the changing employment landscape in Northwest Georgia and how to attract and retain high quality talent.

Monday 07/21/2014
New pharmacy planned for North Rome
Posted: July 21, 2014

Plans are in progress to bring a new independent pharmacy to a location in North Rome.

Seminar on bid procurement at Chamber tomorrow
Posted: July 21, 2014

The Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce is hosting a seminar to help small businesses with their bidding efforts Tuesday, July 22 at the Chamber.

Dealerships note: Simple Transfers now open
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 10:22 am

Hayden Moore has opened what he calls an inventory trade specialist business for new car dealers.

Tuesday 07/15/2014
Beaulieu to create 350 jobs with $200 million Cartersville plant
Updated: July 15, 2014 - 2:20 am

A Belgium-based company is bringing its manufacturing operations to the United States with a Cartersville facility.

Thursday 07/10/2014
State to help O’Charley’s recruit workers for Rome location
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 1:08 pm

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help O’Charley’s fill a dozen jobs for food service workers at a new restaurant set to open in August on Turner-McCall Boulevard in Rome.

Wednesday 07/09/2014
Etowah Landing recognized by national program for best practices in quality care
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 12:08 pm

Etowah Landing, a 100-bed Genesis HealthCare skilled nursing center located at 809 South Broad Street, Rome, GA, today announced that it has been selected as a 2014 recipient of the Bronze– Commitment to Quality award for its dedication to improving the lives of patients and residents through improved quality care.